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Real Google Interns: 'The Internship' Movie Kind of Nails It

Real Google Interns: 'The Internship' Movie Kind of Nails It

June 10, 2013 at 05:16AM The-internship
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How accurately does The Internship, which arrived in theaters this weekend, portray tech giant Google's environment and culture? We asked a real Google intern and a former intern-turned-full-timer just how well the Shawn Levy-directed movie depicts their employer.

Comedians Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, playing two laid-off salesmen who apply and get internships at Google, step into a world where their characters' digital skills are put to the test in mini challenges against their more tech-savvy and much younger fellow interns

"When they portray it as a Hunger Games-style competition, it's really the exact opposite feel," 23-year-old Kitt Vanderwater, who interned for two summers before Google hired her in 2012 as a software engineer, told Mashable. Read more...

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